You don’t have to speak to me in private notes, LaMar Going. Darren Stehle withdrew your article from the publication for the same reason I withdrew my applause. We were willing to interact with you at first but since you refused to engage with us — since you ignored every point that we made to you, we changed our minds.

You have ignored my points. You have ignored alto’s points. You have ignored Saoirse’s points. You have ignored Fred Shirley’s points.

The ball is in your court. We have had plenty to say.

You have refused to respond to any of it at all.

If you’re sincere, then please go back up to Saoirse’s response and address her concerns point by point.

That’s not too much to ask.

Not too much at all.

Jim

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